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Dr. Hughes W. Day
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GEORGE E. HABTMAN Pobt Wayne.
EEV. BEUBEN D. BOBINSON Foet Wayne.
RICHARD ADAMS, ESQ Lagbo.
A. C. SWAZB, ESQ Marion.
EEV. GEORGE M. BOYD Lafayette.
MAEK JONES, ESQ Lafayette.
WESLEY PARK, ESQ Aububn.
CHAELES G. FRENCH Poet Wayne.
EEV. SAMUEL BRENTON Eobt Wayne.
HON. WILLIAM EOCKHILL . Fobt Wayne.
GEN. SAMUEL EDSALL Port Wayne.
EEV. WILLIAM GRAHAM Laporte.
THOMAS W. SALE Lapobte.
REV. BENJAMIN WIN AN S Lafayette.
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HON. WILLIAM ROOKHILL President.
GEN. SAMUEL EDSALL Vice-President.
REV. REUBEN D. ROBINSON Secretary.
REV. SAMUEL BRENTON Treasurer.
REV. ORANGE V. LEMON Fort Wayhe.
Jfnrt WHn%m Collegiate Institute.
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REV. HAWLET B. BEERS Fort Wayne.
REV. J. G. D. PETTIJOHN Fort Wayne.
ALFRED S. JOHNS Fokt Wayne.
JOSEPH P. JENKS Fort Wayne.
JOHN M. MILLER Fort Wayne.
REV. REUBEN D. ROBINSON Fort Wayne.
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REV. SAMUEL BRENTON President.
REV. REUBEN D. ROBINSON Secretary.
REV. ORANGE V. LEMON Treasurer.
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North-West Indiana Conference.
REV. JOHN S. DONALDSON, REV. GEORGE W. STAFFORD,
REV. PHILANDER WILEY.
North Indiana Conference.
REV. HAWLEY B. BEERS, REV. J. G. D. PETTIJOHN,
REV. FRANCIS A. SALE.
GRADUATES OF 185 0.
Eliza J. Cox Lafayette.
Angle D. Hublee Lafayette.
Elizabeth M. Reybuen New Carlisle, 0.
GRADUATES OF 1852.
Adeline F. Brenton. ., .' Fort "Wayne.
Eliza A. Coopee Fort Wayne.
Theeessa C. Hoetman Fort "Wayne.
Elizabeth M. Shoaff Fort "Wayne.
Feances A. Toleeton Fort Wayne.
Louisa L. Wintee Cadiz, 0.
GRADUATES OF 1853.
Alice Baenes Fort Wayne.
Amanda J. Brawley Lafayette.
Mary A. Mehaery Pleasant Hill.
Miriam E. Insley Newtown.
Maey J. Skinner Lafayette.
GRADUATES OF 1854.
Mary Barnes Fort Wayne.
Julia A. Beenton Fort Wayne.
Nancy E. Bey an Goshen.
Louisa W. Coopee Greencastle.
Margaret A. Hartman Fort Wayne.
Sarah A. Hollow ay Poolsville.
Adeline E. Leonaed Attica.
Cornelia B. Meharey Pleasant Hill.
Elizabeth J. Morgan Milford.
Sarah A. Thomson Summit.
Hannah G. Todd Aborte.
Mary F. Wood Terre Haute.
Achsah A. Insley Newtown.
Charlotte A. Lemon Fort Wayne.
Isabel ICilgore Eoseville.
Julia Thomas Ligonier.
Angeiutta J. Trumbull .7 Wolf Lake.
Samaxtha Brenton Fort Wayne.
Nancy J. Clark Poolsville.
Harriet E. Defrkes Goshen.
Susan A. Hawkins Lafayette.
Jane Hartsock West Lodi,
Mary E. Johnson Fort Wayne.
Celina E. Johnson Attica.
Joanna M. Kimberly Fort Wayne.
Laura S. M'Maken Fort Wayne.
Frances E. Swixney Fort Wayne.
Amanda M. Thornton Poolsville.
Lucinda M. Williamson Greencastle.
Adeline Aveline Fort Wayne.
Sarah C Busick Wabash.
Lydia A. Burch Williainsport.
Sarah A. Beasly Romney.
Elizabeth M. 0. Blackledge Blnffton.
Sarah E. Bishop-rick Cincinnati, 0.
Margaret Defrees Warsaw.
Rosaline L. Edsall Fort Wayne.
Martha A. Fosdick Goshen.
Eliza Felkxer Milford.
Margaret Gorden Georgetown .
Mary E. Miller Goshen.
Mary J. Munson South Bend.
Mary J. Miner Attica.
Mary C. M'Maken Fort Wayne.
Melissa Nebeker Covington.
Henrietta Pakk Auburn .
Caroline Picken Attica.
Sakah J. Reed Lafayette.
Marietta Reed Lafayette.
America J. Rankin "West Point.
Mary F. Rippetoe Terre Haute.
Louisa J. Strioht Fort Wayne.
Nancy C. Sewell Newtown.
WlNNEFRED C. STEVENS LockpOl't.
Sarah A. Stevens Fort Wayne.
Mary E. Stafford Newtown .
Elizabeth Smith Pleasant Hill.
Caroline A. Williamson Greencastle.
Mary A. Arnold Fort Wayne.
Desdamona Arnold Fort Wayne.
Hannah Allen Covington.
Harriet A. Angel Fort Wayne.
Hannah M. Barnes Indianapolis.
Henrietta Barthold Fort Wayne.
Hannah J. Blyler Fort Wayne.
Lucetta K. Blystone Fort Wayne.
Jane M. Brady Wild Oat Prairie.
Eliza J. Bartholomew Benion.
Ada B. Case Fort Wayne.
Ida L. Case Fort Wayne.
Margaret E. Carter Shawnee Prairie.
Maria P. Chapel Piqua, 0.
Ann E. Olark Huntington.
Elizabeth Comstock Maysville.
Josephine Cooper Fort Wayne.
Mary D. Campbell Attica.
Amelia J. Campbell Attica.
Martha J. Clark Williarasport.
Mary Clark Portsmouth, N. H.
Harriet Chittendon Fort Wayne.
Martha De Vilbiss Fort Wayne.
Helen C Edsall Fort Wayne.
Matilda L. Edsall Fort Wayne.
Emily J . Ellis Attica.
Julia H. Fletcher Wayne.
Lucy' L. Fletcher. Wayne.
Harriet Ferry Fort Wayne.
Isabel George Fort Wayne.
Jane George Fort Wayne.
Georgiana A. Garnsey Piqua, 0.
Malinda Griffith Plymouth.
Mary Grates Warsaw.
Hannah L . Hawkins Lafayette.
Mary Howard Perrysville.
Ann E. Hardy Fort Wayne.
Sarah J. Howe Fort Wayne.
Mary A. Iba Adams township.
Adeline M. Ingram Logansport.
Elizabeth H. Jackson Wild Oat Prairie.
Rebecca A. Johnson Wilshue, 0.
Mary E. Kelly Lagro.
Sarah Kenny Lafayette.
Elizabeth F. Kinnan Lafayette township.
Mary E. Lock Laporte.
Nancy D. Loyd Lafayette.
Nancy 0. Larrimore Fort Wayne.
Elizabeth A. Miller Fort Wayne.
Catharine E. Minear Warsaw.
Margaret J. Myers New Haven.
Sarah T. Nelson Fort Wayne.
Albina Orten Huntington.
Mary H. Pugh Peril'.
Eliza Richey Fort Wayne.
Mary Eowe Lake township.
Ann S. Runyan Warsaw.
Rebecca H. Rerrick South Bend.
Catharine A. Roberts South Bend.
Caroline Swinney Fort Wayne.
Rebecca Shryock Perry township.
Mary S. Sowers Washington township.
Alice E. Smith Fort Wayne.
Henrietta F. Stapleford Fort Wayne.
Mary S. Sailor Renselaer.
Mary A. Tolerton I Fort Wayne.
Mary F. Tcttle Lafayette.
Jane Tam Fort Wayne.
Ellen Tam -. , . .F rt Wayne.
Elizabeth Tam Fort Wayne.
Susan Walton Cedar.
Haeeiet Walton Cedar.
Maegaeet T . "Work "Wild Cat Prairie.
Eliza J. Work Butler.
Hannah Wilmington .Ossian.
Saeah M. "Woods '. Michigan City.
Caroline Teager Lafayette.
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L avina J . Aveline Fort Wayne.
Maria Baenes , Indianapolis.
Maegaeet Bltstone Fort Wayne.
Harriet Baldock Fort Wayne.
Anna M. Barth Fort Wayne.
Fanny Q. Barth Fort Wayne.
Mart C. Bridenstine Fort "Wayne.
Saeah Beiant Fort Wayne.
Isabel Briant Fort Wayne.
Delphine Cooper Fort Wayne.
Martha Campbell Fort Wayne.
Isabel Campbell Fort Wayne.
Matilda Dain Peru.
Maet E. De Haven Fort Wayne.
Amanda J. De Haven Fort Wayne.
Maey J. Evain-s T .Fort Wayne.
Eliza C. Evans Fort Wayne.
Ada J. Edsall Fort Wayne.
Maey E. Hannah Fort Wayne.
Heneietta M. Haetman Fort Wayne.
Anna E. Johnson .Fort Wayne.
Maey Johnson Fort Wayne.
Emma Jenkinson Fort Wayne.
Maey M. Kennaed Fort Wayne.
Maey Latheop Fort Wayne.
Saeah M. Myers Fort Wayne.
Matilda Munson Fort Wayne.
Malinda Patterson Fort Wayne.
Caroline E. Bjchey Fort Wayne.
Adelia A. Stright Fort Wayne.
Maey Shryock Perry township.
Maeanda P. Waters Fort Wayne.
Haeeiet Wood-worth Fort Wayne.
Emma Woodwoeth Fort Wayne.
Charles V. Anthony Santa Cruz, Cul.
John H. Eicholtz Worth Manchester.
Andrew C. M'Maken* Fort "Wayne.
James R. Smith* Ligonier.
Silas Tam* Fort "Wayne.
.Moses L. Buech Williamsport.
John Colyar Leesburg.
Thomas Comstock Maysville.
Adam C. Clark Portsmouth, If. H.
Charles Frink Port Mitchell.
Abram V. Gorrel Milan.
Jacob P. Gorrel Milan.
Richard A. Griswold Washington.
Joseph D. Griswold Washington.
Abeam Graff Fort Wayne.
George F. Greeson Mooresville.
John H. Griffith Louisville, Ky.
Homer C. Hartman Fort Wayne.
Ambrose Keizee Fort Wayne.
Jacob K. Lock Laporte.
James "W. K. Lemon Fort Wayne.
Geoege W. Lawrence North Manchester.
James H. M'Junkin Attica.
William J. Myers Lafayette.
Jesse D. Noe Fort Wayne.
John Oiils Fort "Wayne.
William Rager North Manchester.
"William P. Rhodes Wyandott.
Warren Robinson Aborte township.
William D. Ripr-EY Benton.
John A. Shoaff Fort "Wayne.
George C. Sutherland Lagro.
Francis H. Aveline Fort Wayne.
Joseph B. Aveline Fort Way ne.
Lucius T . Barber Fort Wayne.
Clarence M. Bailey Fort Wayne.
John P. Brady- Lagro.
Oliver Bltstone Fort Wayne.
Lafayette M. Bowzer Fort Wayne.
Jefferson G. Bowzer Fort Wayne.
Milton H. Brexton Fort Wayne.
Edwin L. Brenton Fort Wayne.
James Bartholomew Benton.
E. Benefil Pulaski.
Andrew H. Biddle Fort Wayne.
Sherman Bullard Aborte township.
Shepherd Clark Huntington.
Jacob Castor Washington.
John S. Chamberlain Fort Wayne.
John Denny Haw Patch.
Fernandis Ellis Attica.
Peter Edsall Adams township.
William Edsall Adams township.
William W. Egnew Norrisville.
Leroy L. Fallis Peru.
Joseph B. Fry Fort Wayne.
Henry Fry Fort Wayne.
John H. Gorrell Milan.
Mier Graff Fort Wayne.
Sterling H. George Fort Wayne.
Daniel C. Hayden Summit.
Wilton H. Hartman Baltimore, Md.
Israel M. Hill Lafayette township.
Joseph B. Huffman Butler.
Gabriel Hays _._. Millersburg.
Leyerit HAGGERTr Fort Wayne.
Edmund S. Johns 1 Fort Wayne.
Leonard T. Lemon Fort Wayne.
Joseph G. Lemon Fort Wayne.
Clark A. Lewis Fort Wayne.
George A. Lewis Fort Wayne.
Hiram Lathrop Fort Wayne.
James II. Lathrop Fort Wayne.
Henry C. M'Maken Fort Wayne.
Charles A. Munson Fort Wayne.
William H. Martin Pulaski.
William R. Nelson Fort Wayne.
Ambrose D. G. Kelson Fort Wayne.
William Newcomb Bluffton.
Albert Nirdlinger Fort Wayne.
Albert F. O'Brien Fort Wayne.
Hiram Porter Washington.
Henry Rumsey Fort Wayne.
Amos Richey Fort Wayne.
Jason D. Rowe Late township.
Henry A. Reed Fort Wayne.
Francis A. Stapleford Fort Wayne.
William B. Stevens Adams township.
Francis C. Stophlet Fort Wayne.
Leonard N. Stapleford Fort Wayne.
George Scheeler ' Fort Wayne.
John W. Sale Jonesboro.
Thomas Stanley Fort Wayne.
Alphevs B. Silvers Huntington.
Coueson J. Stright Fort Wayne.
Hiram W. Webster Jefferson.
Alexander Zekind Eel River.
Hezekiah Barcus. , Fort Wayne.
Isaac Barcus Fort Wayne.
Silas Barnes Indianapolis.
Arthur M. Brackenridge Fort Wayne.
Isadore A. Briant Fort Wayne.
Eugene Banks Fort Way ne.
Charlie F. Brenton Fort Wayne.
Martin L. Bridenstine Fort Wayne.
George Baldock Fort. Wayne.
Lewis Blyler Fort Wayne.
Curtis Blyler Fort Wayne.
Willis W. Case Fort Wayne.
Francis H. Case Fort Wayne.
Biciiard Clark Aborte.
Thomas Crawford Cedar.
Edwin Crawford Cedar.
Edward C. Edgerton Fort Wayne.
Joseph Evans Fort Wayne.
Frank Fields Fort Wayne.
Francis B. Fields Fort Wayne.
George Fry Fort Wayne.
Lafayette M. Graff Fort Wayne.
Samuel B Hartman Fort Wayne.
William H. Hartman Foit Wayne.
George B. Hartman Fort Wayne.
Robert D. C Huestis Fort Wayne.
Garret T. Johns Fort Wayne.
Theodore B. Jones Fort Wayne.
John H. Johnson Fort Wayne.
Bayless A. Lewis Fort Wayne.
Orange V. Lemon Fort Wayne.
Hamlixe T. Lemon Fort Wayne.
George Lathrop Fort Wayne.
Henry C. M'Maken Fort Wayne.
Andrew J. Mills Fort Wayne.
Maix Nirdlinger Fort Wayne.
James H. O'Brien Fort Wayne.
Thomas Picken Fort Wayne.
William W. Eockhill Fort Wayne.
John Richey Fort Wayne.
James B. Rumsey Fort Wayne.
James Robertson Fort Wayne.
John Robertson ' Fort Wayne.
James D. Sulley Fort Wayne.
James H. Scovel Fort Wayne.
John W. Stofhlet Fort Wayne.
Joseph H. Stophlet Fort Wayne.
William P. Swtnney Fort Wayne.
William H. Stapleford Fort Wayne.
Eugene B. Smith Fort Wayne.
Henry T. Stapleford Fort Wayne.
First Year 29
Primary 34 157
Second Class 65
First Class 51 148
The studies pursued in this Department embrace the rudiments of Orthog-
raphy, Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic.
AtBAIDMK® ffi) 1 IP A IE fffi H H 1\
English Grammar Bullion's.
Analysis M Elligott's.
Aids to Composition Parker's.
Physiology, First Lessons Cutter's.
History of the United States Wilson's.
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if una bit is&e.
Algebra D avies's First Lessons.
Book-Keeping Fulton <fc Eastman's.
Algebra completed Davies's First Lessons.
Ancient History Bobbins's.
Algebra Davies's Bourdon Ed.
Geometry Davies's Legendre.
Modern History Robbins's.
Natural Philosophy Robinson's.
Algebra completed Davies's Bourdon.
Geometry continued Davies's.
Geometry completed Davies's.
Trigonometry and Mensuration .Davies's.
Intellectual Philosophy .Upham's.
Astronomy completed Burritt's.
Intellectual Philosophy completed ......... .Hpham's.
Natural History Smellie's.
Natural Theology Palet's.
Evidences of Christianity Alexander's.
First Lessons in Latin Crook & M'Clintock's.
. Cicero Anthon's.
French Grammar Pinnet's.
Talemaque La Brun's.
French Fables .Perrin's.
Vie de "Washington.
€QUME OF STU8Y.
IF II IB SIP (GILASSo
Orthography, Reading, Writing, Geography, and Arithmetic.
Geography, English Grammar, Arithmetic, Elements of Algebra, Latin
Grammar, Greek Grammar, Latin Reader, Cassar, Virgil, Sallust, Greek
Reader, Physiology, and History of the United States.
Algebra Dayies's Bourdon.
Cicero's Orations Anthon's.
Algebra continued Davies's Bourdon.
Cicero's Orations Anthon's.
Xenophon's Memorabilia and Isocrates Majora.
Algebra finished Dayies's Bourdon.
S © IP EI (©m (DIE IS (EH.&S3,.
Odes of Horace Anthon's.
Thucydides and Demosthenes Majoea.
Geometry Dayies's Legendre.
Odes of Horace and Satires Anthon's.
Plato and Longinus Majoea.
Geometry finished Davies's Legendre,
Cicero de Oratore.
Euripides Majoe a.
Plane Trigonometry, Surveying, Navigation, Mensuration.
Tacitus, Germania, and Agricola.
Homer's Odyssey Majoea.
Spherical Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry Davies's.
Juvenal and Cicero Senectuta et amacitia.
Differential and Integral Calculus Davies's.
Astronomy and Mechanics.
Political Economy and Science of Government.
Chemistry and Geology.
Mental Philosophy Upham's.
Second T erm.
Moral Philosophy finished.
Mental Philosophy finished.
Laws of Nations Vateil's.
Evidences of Christianity Alexander's
At the end of each term, also at the close of the College Year, there will
be a rigid and impartial examination of all the Classes in the different De-
partments, when those members only will be advanced who shall exhibit a
general and thorough knowledge of the studies pursued.
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The Collegiate Year embraces forty-two weeks, and is divided into three
terms. The first term, of thirteen weeks, commences on the second Wednes-
day of May, and is followed by a vacation of eight weeks; the second term,
of fourteen weeks, commences on the first Wednesday of October; and the
third term, of fifteen weeks, commences on the third week in January, and is
followed by a vacation of two weeks.
Young ladies having completed the English Course of Study, and sus-
tained therein satisfactory examinations, will receive an English Diploma.
Those who, in addition to the English Course, shall have completed the
Course in the Languages, will receive a Classical Diploma.
In the Primary Department, per term $2 00
In the Academic " " 4 00
In the Collegiate " " 7 00
Music, per term 9 00
Use of Piano, per term 1 00
Painting and Drawing, per term 5 00
Each Student is charged, for Contingent Fee, per term 50
Boarding in College Hall, per week 1 75
Washing, per dozen 37
Boarders furnish their own lights. Each room is furnished with a bed
and bedding; also, with a stove, stand, chairs, and pail. AH other articles
necessary for their convenience will be furnished by the young ladies them-
Tuition is required in advance. Ho deduction is made for absence, except
in cases of protracted illness.
Preparatory Department, 1st Class, per term $2 00
Preparatory Department, 2d Class 4 00
Collegiate Department, per term 7 00
Janitor's Fee 50
Boarding can be procured in private families at two dollars per week.
The young ladies boarding in the Institution will rise at the ringing of
the bell in the morning, adjust their rooms, aud be engaged in study till
breakfast. And it shall be the duty of the Matron to see that this rule is
Collecting in any of the halls, boisterous talking and laughing, or the
making of any unnecessary noise, in or out of study hours, will be consid-
ered a misdemeanor.
The young ladies will at no time be permitted to visit the post-office, nor
will any one be permitted to go to town oftener than once a week, and then
only in company with some member of the Faculty, or some one appointed
by some member of the Faculty.
During the Sabbath day, walking on the streets or commons for pleasure,
collecting in each other's rooms for idle conversation or amusement, as well
as all practices prohibited in well-bred Christian families, and receiving
visits, are totally forbidden.
Each student will be expected to attend Church in the forenoon on the
Sabbath, at such place of worship as her parents or guardian may desire.
If any young lady shall know of any misdemeanor or violation of any of
the rules of the Institution, by a scholar, and shall, when inquired of by
any of the Faculty, refuse to give the name of such offender — she, by so re-
fusing, shall be deemed 'guilty of a high offense, and be punished accord-
Each student will be required to have the lights in her room extinguished,
and to retire at, or a quarter before ten o'clock; and the Steward shall see
that the house is closed at ten o'clock.
The young ladies will not be permitted to make calls, except by per- .
mission of some member of the Faculty; nor to receive calls, except in the
parlor, and in the presence of some member of the Faculty, or Matron; and
in no instance will they attend any ball or party, or engage in any amusement
forbidden by the Faculty.
Ho young lady shall be permitted to contract debts or buy goods, without
the written consent of her parents or guardian; and a copy of such per-
mission shall be handed to the President.
Young ladies boarding in the Institution will be under the protection
of the Faculty. But the Faculty can not be responsible for the deportment
of young ladies boarding out of the Institution, except during recitation
The Fokt Wayne Female College, incorporated by the Legislature of the
state in the year 1846, has now been in successful operation for nearly seven
years. It is situated in the most pleasant part of the city, commanding an
extensive view of the town and country. It is under the patronage of the
North and North-Western Indiana conferences.
The government of the Institution is mild, but decided. The Faculty
will, at all times, exercise over the students a hind and parental supervision.
Pains will be taken to develop the intellectual powers, to train the mind
to habits of close thought and reasoning, and to educate the heart in the
purest principles of Christian morality.
A register of the merit of the students in their daily recitations is kept by
each member of the Faculty; also, a register of demerit, in which absences
from daily recitations, and all violations of the rules and regulations of the
College are punctually recorded. An abstract of the standing of each
student can be obtained by request of parent or guardian.
El DGRASO LITERARY SOCIETY,
This Society was organized November 28, 1854, by the union of the
Philosophian and Excelsior Societies.
OFFICERS OF THE SOCIETY.
Miss J. Kilooee, President.
Miss A. A. Insley, Vice-President.
Miss M. J. Minak, Secretary.
Miss Julia Thomas, Corresponding Secretary.
Miss S. E. Bisiioprick, Librarian.
Miss A. J. Trumbull, Treasurer.
Miss TS. 0. Sewell, Sentinel.
It is the duty of the President to preside according to the Constitution
and By-Laws; which require her to deliver an inaugural address at the com-
mencement of her term of office, and a valedictory at the close of the said
term of office.
In the absence of the President the Vice-President presides.
It is the duty of the Secretary to journalize all the proceedings of the So-
ciety, call the roll, and file away all documents belonging to the Society.
The Corresponding Secretary writes all letters, notices, and articles for
publication, which may be ordered by the Society.
The Treasurer receives all fees and donations, and invests the money as
directed by the Society.
The Librarian takes care of the library, which contains two hundred and
The Sentinel aids the President to preserve order, and on public occasions
she acts as marshal.
A young lady making application for membership shall be voted for by
ballot, and shall receive a majority of the votes given; and when admitted
to membership in the Society, she shall enroll her own name in a book con-
taining the Constitution and By-Laws, as evidence that she will obey them.
There are now fifty-five members.
OEDEU OF BUSINESS.
1. Calling the roll.
2. Reading a lesson from the Bible.
3. Reading the minutes.
4. Hear excuses from those who were absent at the previous meeting
5. Reports of officers and committees.
6. Reception of new members.
7. Proposals for new members.
8. Unfinished business.
9. New business.
10. The Literary Exercises, consisting of Essays, Discussions, and Criti-
cisms on the same, Colloquies and original addresses.
Participating in these exercises and practicing Parliamentary Rules
greatly aid young ladies to think for themselves, and thereby enrich their
own minds with practical wisdom.
Revised by a committee of the Society and published by request.
C. A. Lemon, Chairman.
THALONIAN LITERARY SOCIETY.
This Society was organized in October.. 1853..
J. H. Eicholtz, President.
S. S. Sweet, Vice-President.
A. If. Sowers, Secretary.
J. "W. K. Lemon, Treasurer.
J. R. Smith, Librarian.
Andrew M'Makek, Watchman.
OFFICERS FOR THE WINTER SESSION OF 1854.
C. V. Anthony, President.
J. H. Eicholtz, Vice-President.
Thomas Comstock, Secretary.
Sjlas Tam, Corresponding Secretary. '
Andrew M'Maken, Treasurer.
S. S. Sweet, Chaplain.
J. R. Smith, Librarian.
J. H. Adams, Watchman.
officers for the summer term of 1854.
Thomas Comstock, President.
C. V. Anthony, Vice-President.
John Ohls, Secretary.
J. A. Shoaff, Corresponding Secretary.
J. W. Castor, Treasurer.
J. H. Eicholtz, Librarian.
D. C. Hayden, Watchman.
OFFICEES FOR THE FALL TERM OF 1854.
J. R. Smith, President.
Andrew M'Maken, Vice-President.
G. W. Laurence, Secretary.
Silas Tam, Corresponding Secretary.
W. P. Rhodes, Treasurer.
J. W. Castor, Chaplain.
J. H. Eicholtz, Librarian.
M. L. Burch, Watchman.
The library of the Society at present consists of one hundred and sixty
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OFFICERS FOR THE WINTER SESSION.
John H. Eicholtz, President.
Moses L. Burch, Vice-President.
James R. Smith, Secretary.
George C. Sutherland, Corresponding Secretary.
William P. Rhodes, Treasurer.
Abeam V. Gorrell, Cliaplain.
James W. K. Lemon, Librarian.
Jacob H. Lock, Watchman.
EXTRACTS FROM CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS.
The object of this Society shall be mental improvement, advancement in
literary attainments, and a practical knowledge of Parliamentary usages.
The officers shall be elected by ballot.
It shall be the duty of the President to preside at all meetings of the
Society, appoint committees to conduct elections, examine reports, and act
as critic; at the beginning of his term of office he shall deliver an inaugural
address, and at the close of said term of office shall deliver a valedictory.
The Vice-President shall preside in the absence of the President.
The Secretary shall journalize all proceedings of the Society.
The Corresponding Secretary shall conduct the correspondence of the
The Treasurer shall have charge of all funds belonging to the Society,
and at the close of his term of office shall report the condition of the
The Chaplain shall open each meeting with prayer.
The Librarian shall have charge of the library.
The "Watchman shall act as door-keeper.
The Society shall have power to levy and collect taxes, sufficient to defray
the expenses of the Society.
The initiation fee is fifty cents.
No individual can become a member of the Society unless he is a student
in College. A member of 'the Society can not hold more than one office at a
time, unless by a vote of two-thirds of the members present.
There shall be a question debated at each regular meeting — which shall
have been selected at a previous meeting — by six debaters, three on each
side, and the Society shall decide on the merit of argument. All resolutions
shall be presented to the President in writing.
During the time of holding elections all persons who are not regular
members shall retire. The Constitution and By-Laws may be altered or
amended by a two-thirds vote.
MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY.
M. L. Burcii, A. V. Gorrel, J. B. Woe,
Andrew Biddle, G. F. Greeson, W. P. Rhodes,
John Brady, D. C. Hayden, W. D. Rippy,
Sherman Bullard, G. W. Laurence, J. R. Smith,
Adam Clark, J. W. K. Lemon, G. C. Sutherland,
John Colgar, J. H. Lock, 0. J. Stright,
J. H. Eicholtz, W. J. Myers, Silas Tam.
The present prosperous condition of the Society indicates a glorious
career for the future.
Revised by a committee of the Society and published by request.
James R. Smith, Chairman.
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